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households characteristics. We find lower conditional gaps in both upward/downward mobility in rural India for the disadvantaged …
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In the factors that affect income and poverty outcomes, there are some features unique to India. Caste, ethnicity … suffer from chronic impoverishment, especially in rural India. What economic endowments are owned by whom and by how much …
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influenced less by the individual’s parents and more by her potential. In an application to 54 state-regions in India (1983 …
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The impact of growth on the distribution of income or consumption is regularly debated at both the scientific and policy levels. Within the micro-oriented literature dedicated to growth pro-poorness evaluation issues, the focus is specifically on the poverty impacts of growth. Considering a...
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The canonical approach to analysing the poverty impact of growth is based on the comparison of poverty before and after growth. Measurement tools that endorse this approach fail to capture the different experiences of poverty dynamics in the population: there can be groups of the population made...
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We provide an analytical framework within which changes in income inequality over time are related to the pattern of income growth across the income range, and the reshuffling of individuals in the income pecking order. We use it to explain how it was possible both for "the poor" to have fared...
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In most developing countries, income inequality tends to worsen during initial stages of growth, especially in urban areas. The People's Republic of China (PRC) provides a sharp contrast where income inequality among urban households is lower than that among rural households. In terms of...
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Between 2000 and 2013, Latin America has considerably reduced poverty (from 46.3% to 29.7% of the population). In this paper, we use synthetic panels to show that, despite progress, the region remains characterized by substantial vulnerability that also affects the rising middle-class. More...
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Assessments of whose income growth is the greatest and whose is the smallest are typically based on comparisons of income changes for income groups (e.g. rich versus poor) or income values (e.g. quantiles). However, income group and quantile composition changes over time because of income...
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We provide an analytical framework within which changes in income inequality over time are related to the pattern of income growth across the income range, and the reshuffling of individuals in the income pecking order. We use it to explain how it was possible both for 'the poor' to have fared...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10010276926